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Last Updated: Wednesday April 09 2008 12:23 GMT

Simpsons too cheeky for Venezuela

The Simpsons

"Eat my shorts!" and other cheeky outbursts haven't made Bart Simpson too popular in the country of Venezuela in South America.

The Simpsons has been dropped from its morning slot because TV bosses said it was "inappropriate" for kids.

Venezuela TV standards officials have rules against programmes with "messages that go against the whole education of boys, girls and adolescents".

They think The Simpsons breaks those rules, so it's been taken off air.

The decision was made following complaints from viewers.

People in Venezuela speak Spanish and the show had new voices recorded on to it so people there could understand what was going on.